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June 8, 2021

Albania and back again

Soldiers of the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) recently deployed from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, to Albania in support of Defender 21—a multinational, joint exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S., NATO and partner militaries. The exercise incorporated joint logistics over-the-shore (JLOTS) operations conducted by military service members from multiple branches as well as Department of Defense Civilians in one of the U.S. Army’s most extensive training exercises in Europe.

May 30, 2021

Remember the fallen: JBLE commemorates Memorial Day

Joint Base Langley-Eustis commemorated Memorial Day with a series of events from May 17 to May 27. The 733rd Mission Support Group and U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command worked together to organize the festivities. The commemoration, known as "Remember the Fallen," included sports events, an obstacle course, a 5K run and a drill and ceremony contest by Advanced Individual Training students. The memorial observances culminated with a retreat ceremony at Seay Plaza and a concert by country artist Austin Moody at the TRADOC stage.

May 26, 2021

Fighting fires on the Ghost Fleet

80 students from 23 different agencies and support staff from 22 agencies arrived at JBLE-Eustis on May 21, 2021, for ship-based maritime firefighting training. Maritime vessels require fuel and other combustible materials to operate properly; human error, electrical fault and other factors can lead to a maritime fire at any time.

May 25, 2021

Simulator training saves time and reduces costs

When Army mariners are ready for hands-on watercraft training, it’s not necessary to launch vessels from the docks at 3rd Port – all it takes is class time in the simulator center on Fort Eustis. The Maritime & Intermodal Training Department, a component of the U.S. Army Transportation School, provides state-of-the-art simulation training for watercraft operators and engineers, marine deck and engineering warrant officers, cargo handlers and railway operations crew members.

May 11, 2021

Too Hot To Handle: CBRNE Exercise

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. - Multiple agencies across Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, teamed up to conduct a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives response (CBRNE) exercise, April 28, 2021.

May 6, 2021

And a base appears

What would happen if personnel needed to be rapidly deployed to a location where nothing was on the ground except a landing strip? That is one of the questions that Air Combat Command’s Agile Flag 21-2 experiment sought to answer

April 23, 2021

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Many individuals may not know what to do with their expired or unused prescriptions. These prescriptions tend to find an indefinite home in medicine cabinets or worse, end up with someone who they were not prescribed to. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, observed on April 24 this year, aims to educate and provide an avenue for people to safely dispose of their unused or expired prescriptions.

April 23, 2021

JBLE FY20 Economic Impact Analysis published

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis fiscal year 2020 Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) was released by the 633rd Comptroller Squadron, citing an increase of $485 million in impact to the community since 2018.

April 16, 2021

Generations apart: A family legacy of commanding the 363rd ISR Wing

As she enters the room, she flips on the light, illuminating her office. The familiar face of a man who helped guide her Air Force career resides in the picture frame close to her desk, reminding her every day of the leader she aspires to be. The silver eagles pinned to the epaulettes of her service coat have a history all their own, passed down from grandfather to granddaughter. Over six decades separate their time in this position, but U.S. Air Force Col. Melissa Stone, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing commander, leads the same Wing her grandfather did 64 years ago.

April 12, 2021

Chief Warrant Officer Mitchell Howard

1LT Kristen Kramer, 7th TBX Fort Eustis, is detailed as Summary Court Officer to secure and make proper disposition of the personal effects of Chief Warrant Officer Mitchell Howard.